Lemon Grove, a town in California, has a population of slightly more than 26,000. The city's population, with an average age of just under 37, skews younger than most cities in California. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 55% of residents own their homes. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $1,275 a month, which is substantially less than the state average.
Lemon Grove residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Many residents (39%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used widely. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Compared to the California average, Lemon Grove has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have an Associate's degree (6%). Furthermore, 11% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Lemon Grove: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 18% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, as 6% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of just over $68,000, Lemon Grove workers take home about $17,000 less than their peers elsewhere in California. Lemon Grove's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.